|Argument of John Quincy Adams, before the Supreme Court of the United States : in the case of the United States, appellants, vs. Cinque, and others, Africans, captured in the schooner Amistad, by Lieut. Gedney, delivered on the 24th of February and 1st of March, 1841. With a review of the case of the Antelope, reported in the 10th, 11th, and 12th volumes of Wheaton's Reports - Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848|
John Adams Library copy bound with numerous other items, all separately cataloged. Spine title: J.Q. Adams' orations. John Adams Library copy added posthumously to collection. Bookplate: "Given by Hon. Josiah P. Quincy."
Keywords: Cinque; Amistad (Schooner); Antelope (Ship : 1820); Fugitive slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. United States; Slavery -- Law and legislation Spain; Slavery -- Law and legislation United States; Slave insurrections -- Cuba; Slave insurrections -- United States; Trials (Mutiny) -- United States; Presidents -- 19th century